[PATCH v2 3/4] mac80211: initialize rate control earlier for tdls station

Arik Nemtsov arik at wizery.com
Tue Mar 3 02:02:05 PST 2015

On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 11:18 AM, Johannes Berg
<johannes at sipsolutions.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 2015-03-01 at 10:21 +0200, Arik Nemtsov wrote:
>> > Arik, you have a similar patch handling only NSS. Does this one look
>> > fine to you, and would it solve the problem your other patch solved?
>> Well currently iwlmvm requires the NSS to be set before
>> IEEE80211_STA_ASSOC (earlier), so this doesn't help directly.
>> I could change mvm a bit to make it work, but I don't really see a
>> good reason for it :)
>> The patch looks good. Shouldn't introduce new issues (at least for iwlwifi).
> Ok, thanks. Do you think it would be possible to move all of this before

We can probably move his rate_control_rate_init() to assoc, since we have this:

* TDLS -- everything follows authorized, but
* only becoming authorized is possible, not
* going back
if (set & BIT(NL80211_STA_FLAG_AUTHORIZED)) {

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